No pork and beef, only Halal meat: Indian cricket crew’s new diet plan irks netizens

Indian cricket Team

Indian cricket Team

The Indian men's cricket team management has targeted the attention of netizens after its new dietary plan for the first Test against New Zealand in Kanpur came under the scanner. Fans are questioning the dietary plan, which directs only Halal meat to be served as part of its catering requirements and menu.

In the dietary plan, the consumption of beef or pork by the India players is banned. "No pork and beef whatsoever in any form and variety. All meat must be Halal," is written as part of the catering requirements and marked "important".

Questions have been asked as to how the team management can restrict players from preferring their choice of food during the Test series against New Zealand, starting November 25. India Today Group broke the news of the Indian cricket team's dietary plan.

The dietary plan has not come from the Board of Control for Cricket in India but the team management which has to convey the catering needs to the host board only via the BCCI. The India cricket board will share not just the dietary plan but also security and logistics to the host board, which in this Test is the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association.

So BCCI I’ve a query. Why does your eating regimen plan membership Beef with Pork, banning each? Pork is eaten in most tribal areas and within the northeast it’s staple eating regimen. @BCCI— Rami Niranjan Desai (@ramindesai) November 23, 2021

Notably, each time an Indian cricket crew travels overseas or an overseas crew visits India, a dietary plan is shared and on the majority of the occasions, even in main worldwide competitions, the menu has directives for Halal meat. It is to be understood that the India squad for the New Zealand crew additionally has a Muslim participant.The Halal methodology of slaughtering an animal for meat includes giving a reduce to the animal and permitting it to bleed slowly whereas the opposite methodology, jhatka, is the place the animal is slaughtered in a single go.Meanwhile, the New Zealand cricket crew has additionally despatched out its dietary plan for the Kanpur Test.



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